Archive for the ‘Balloon Twisting’ Category

Bling Bling Jam Balloon in Las Vegas

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

The Bling Bling Jam
July 24-27, 2017
The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Old Downtown Las Vegas

Twisting classes, Balloon Decoration Classes, Magic and maybe some Face Painting and more!

2017 bling bling jam

2017 bling bling jam

Owl Balloon Twisting

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

I got together for a mini jam with a friend last night. We didn’t know what we wanted to practice, but a photo caught my eye and we checked out the video by TaylorAnnArt.

Level: simple-intermediate
Time: 3-4min
Supplies: 5in round white, your choice of 2-3 balloons, in either 160’s or 260’s one yellow, 2 or 1 of a color of your choice.

Two Owl Balloons. The one on the left is based on a Penguin design I usually do and the one on the right based on the video

Two Owl Balloons. The one on the left is based on a Penguin design I usually do and the one on the right based on the video

Rosalie the Rainbow Rhino Balloon Costume

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Rosalie the Rainbow Rhino (a distant cousin of Conrad the Unicorn) is a creation of Volunteer Balloons. She is a complete suit of balloons that can be worn and animated by a person of any size.

Geico Clown Commercial

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Clownin’ Around: More More More – GEICO TV Commercial
Hey Gary, more IS more. Like a life-sized fire-breathing balloon T-Rex more.

Balloons in Commercial

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

This commercial makes it look like magic….

Making of Qualatex Balloons

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Video posted by Larry Moss:

People often ask how balloons are made, or if we use special balloons. This video, made by Pioneer Balloon Company (makers of Qualatex Balloons) answers both of those questions. Latex balloons are a natural product and the process of creating them can be seen here.

Airigami Balloon Adventure: Journey on the Genesee

Friday, January 29th, 2016

This year, the five story piece will explore the flora and fauna of New York’s Genesee River valley. A giant waterfall and river will flow through the atrium of Rochester’s Sibley Building, surrounded by examples of life found in the region

Cool Balloon in a Car Commercial

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Still More from the Balloon Manor

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Building of Balloon Manor 2015 – The Amazing Air-filled Undersea Adventure
By Larry Moss

40,000 Qualatex balloons were used over four days to construct this five-story installation. 75 people were involved in the production of the air-filled undersea adventure. Visit for more information and more photos.

Balloon Manor: the Build: the Song
By Woot Suit Riot

We worked all night twisting, so we need a working song. Thanks to everyone who helped out with Airigami’s Balloon Manor this year. There are more videos to come, and so many memories that didn’t make it in.

Balloon Manor 2015 with Air O’ Dynamic Art
By Marsha Gallagher

Marsha Gallagher & TJ Michael from Air O’ Dynamic Art team up with and 75 international balloon artists to create a 5 story tall balloon sculpture of what you might find under the sea in a balloon world.

More from the Balloon Manor

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Balloon Manor the Amazing Air-Filled Under-Sea Adventure

Dive five stories down and journey through the briny deep world of Atlantis! Discover a mighty pirate ship and its hapless crew battling the giant octopus! Will they be rescued by the Mermaid Queen? You won’t believe your eyes as this tale unfolds in a 5-story balloon sculpture.

This feature sculpture at the Sibley Building (250 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604) will be free for the public to view and enjoy.


Videos by Woot Suit Riot


Beach fun with balloons! Candy gets buried in the sand, and greets some passing kids at Airigami’s Balloon Manor!


Everyone buckles down to work on the details, and puts together the huge kraken dragging the ship under! Come by on Friday for the grand opening of this year’s Airigami Balloon Manor!


Getting up to fun and hijinks in day 2 of Airigami’s balloon manor build!